Edward Elgar — Life and Music: 5th Movement

Tiddington House, Stratford-upon-Avon, George Bernard Shaw & Billy Reed

Tiddington House. Image: ourwarwickshire

In the early 1960s I used to cycle to work in Stratford. It was a pleasant ride through open country for the most part, but about a mile from Stratford I would pass a few large houses. The first was an early Victorian pile called Kissing Tree House, where J.B. Priestley lived. The next house was Avoncliffe, a huge old…